Dianthus - Maiden Pinks - Bulk Pricing - Seeds & Bulbs
These vivid pink flowers on sprawling stems make an excellent ground cover and is used in borders, edgings, and rock gardens. Unlike many perennials, they bloom from seed the first year, and their bloom season is 8 to 10 weeks long.
Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Summer to fall
Height: 6" to 12"
Exposure: Full Sun
To Sow as Wildflowers: Spread seeds over prepared soil. Rolling or pressing onto soil will improve evenness and germination rate.
When to Sow Outside: Early Spring, 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost up to 2 months before the first fall frost.
When to Sow Inside: 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost.
To Sow in Beds and Borders:
Seed Depth: 1/8 " to 1/16"
Seed Spacing: 1/2"
Days to Emerge: 15 to 20
Thinning: When 1/2" tall thin to 6" apart
Seeds per Pound: 2,270,000 seeds/lb
Pounds per Acre: 1.2